Steelers rookie tight end Rob Blanchflower has a high ankle sprain that will keep him out at least a week, coach Mike Tomlin told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Blanchflower is a seventh-round pick out of UMass.
Raiders receiver Brice Butler has been diagnosed with a concussion, reports the Oakland Tribune. Through two preseason games, Butler leads Oakland in receiving with eight catches for 118 yards and a touchdown.
Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drewsuffered a finger injury during Friday's preseason game against the Lions, according to the Bay Area News Group. Jones-Drew shared first-team reps with Darren McFadden and finished the game with six carries for 12 yards. He has eight carries for 22 yards through two games.
Jones-Drew will look to play the third preseason on Friday at Green Bay.